Cancún Links

Cancún Flag What would locals like others know about Cancún? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesLos hoteles de Quintana Roo analizan bajar sus tarifas hasta 20% por el sargazo – Expansion (2019)Exigen devolucion de inversion en Tajamar Governmentcancun.gob.mx – @AytoCancun ReferencesLocal timeAfter Wilma – Flickr Business TravelCancun Center ResortsGarza Blanca Transportationcancun.rutadirecta.comxiknalairtaxi.com/pages/servicios.htmlmayaregional.com Elsewhere …

Exploring Cancún

Photo: Erik Cleves Kristensen, Beach (Some rights reserved) Cancún is a made-to-order resort, built specifically for tourism at the northeastern tip of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Less than a century old, the city was founded April 20, 1970. This city boasts terrific infrastructure for receiving and transporting environmental travelers to less congested areas, such as the …

Cancún Declaration (Text)

CANCUN DECLARATION ON MAINSTREAMING THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF BIODIVERSITY FOR WELL-BEING Source: CBD We, the ministers and other heads of delegation, having met on the occasion of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 2016 1, on 2 and 3 December, DECLARE THAT: 1. It is essential to live in harmony with nature …

December 6 is Biodiversity and Climate Change Day at #COP13

Poster 10 days until the start of the 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (#COP13). Of note: December 6 is Biodiversity and Climate Change Day at #COP13 (Mainstreaming Biodiversity) @RioPavilion #RioPavilion Background The Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) will be held in Cancún, Mexico, December …

Mexico’s Invisible 2016 Tourism Trade Show

Tianguis Turístico is underway in Guadalajara, Mexico but the trade show’s online presence is sorely lacking. Recommendation: participants find a way of benevolently hacking the event. Live video is a must. Remote participants need access to presentations and press conferences. Any tourism event worth its salt this year haslivestreaming video starting with the exhibitors — …

Preview: 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

The Conference of the Parties is the governing body of the Convention, and advances implementation of the Convention through the decisions it takes at its periodic meetings. To date the Conference of the Parties has held 12 ordinary meetings, and one extraordinary meeting (the latter, to adopt the Biosafety Protocol, was held in two parts). …